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F3 Earl Dorencourt Young - Fallen

WWI
County: Dickey
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 5, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: USS Comfort

Died on USS Comfort, at New York, N. Y., on Oct. 5, 1918.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 4, page 3542 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Dickey county. Born, Strawberry, Nebr., April 20, 1895, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in the Navy at Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 15, 1917. Served at Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill., to May 2, 1918; Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Va., to May 10, 1918; USS Kentucky, to May 31, 1918; Receiving Ship, New York, N. Y., to June 5, 1918; USS Chattanooga, to Oct. 2, 1918; USS Comfort, to death. Grade: Fireman 3rd Class, 294 days.